Video: A confederate flag flap in Wilder

From our broadcast partners, KIVI and KNIN TV, comes this story of a confederate flag flap in Wilder.

The skinny, from KIVI and KNIN’s Lacey Darrow: COSSA Academy student Jordan Beattie showed up at school with a confederate flag hanging in his truck. School officials asked him to take down the flag, saying it could be construed as a gang symbol. Beattie removed the flag, but the family wants to meet with school officials to discuss the matter further.

Kevin Richert

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Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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